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  1. #1
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    I need a gamepad.....

    Man, I was gonna order the Gravis Xterminator gamepad, but the supplier delayed it 1 month, so I canceld it. So now I'm gonna get a new one. what is a good game pad. I'm playing role playing games so I need like 10 buttons.

    I wanted the Xterminator because it was a combo gamepad and joystick. On the top corner it had a little joystick sticking out and I was so happy...but too bad. :crap:

    So what is a good gamepad? not too expensive though...even better if it has a combo joystick and pad....

    btw, what is USB and How do I tell if I have USB or Gameport?
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    You have to check out the Saitek Cyborg 3D Gamepad.
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    those gravis xterminator pads are nice....my mate bought one, so he sold me his sidewinder freestyle pro.

    i think the sidewinder is heaps more comfortable but he wanted a pad with a little joystick thingy and more buttons.

    the sidewinder freestyle pro is like the most comfortable controller i've ever used....the only thing is that sensor thing on it is crap but i never use it anyway

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    How about the Logitech Wingman Gamepad?? The one with or without the motion sensing technology. It took me a while to get used to it but now I can't see how I can't live without it. Like in games like Motocross Madness 1 or 2.

    It has 11 buttons total. Plus the one without the Motion Sensing thing is $20. Of course that's in the U.S. I don't know where you are from. It's meant for a Gameport but also has an adaptor that fits into the USB slot.

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    Take a look at the Interact HammerHead FX game controller. It's very similar to a Playstation Dual Shock pad, and has 2 more buttons. Each analog stick/button/pad has it's own device ID so its highly adaptable. It won't however, work with Dos games, so if you need one that will, you should take a suggestion from some of the ther replies.
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